Mark Pawsey

Conservative MP for Rugby


General Election 2024

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About your Member of Parliament

Your MP (Mark Pawsey) represents you, and all of the people who live in Rugby, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

MPs split their time between Parliament and their constituency. In Parliament, they debate and vote on new laws, review existing laws, and question the Government. In the constituency, their focus is on supporting local people and championing local issues. They have a small staff team who help with casework, maintain their diaries, and monitor their inbox.

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Conservative MP for Rugby

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Mark Pawsey campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Home Office
  • Treasury
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for Transport
  • Question
  • Beverage Containers: Recycling
  • Funerals: Coronavirus
  • Electricity Generation: Taxation
  • WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Currently held offices

  • Member, Energy Security and Net Zero Committee (since 19 Jun 2023)
  • Member, Business and Trade Sub-Committee on National Security and Investment (since 28 Jun 2022)
  • Member, Business and Trade Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill (Joint) Committee (19 Feb 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Business and Trade Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee (29 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Prime Minister: Engagements 1 May 2024

    Since I was elected in 2010, Rugby has seen employment grow by nearly 6,000, with 10% more of my constituents in work. Much of that has been driven by investment in advanced manufacturing in places such as Ansty Park, where we have got the Manufacturing Technology Centre, which the Prime Minister visited, the High Temperature Research Centre, Rolls-Royce, Parker Meggitt, Fanuc and the London...
  • Education: Topical Questions 29 Apr 2024

    Businesses—those in manufacturing in particular—speak about the challenge in filling vacancies. The solution can often be in the existing workforce, but older workers can be reluctant to take up apprenticeships. What work are we doing to encourage more older workers into the apprenticeship system?
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Firearms: Licensing 15 Apr 2024

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of trends in the level of fees for firearms licences.

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Register of Members’ Interests

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View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

Last updated: 13 May 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
Role, work or services: Chairman
From: 1 April 2020. Until: 1 February 2024.
Payer: Foodservice Packaging Association, B7 Elmbridge Court, Cheltenham Road East, Gloucester GL3 1JZ
Remuneration: £2,500 a month
From: 1 April 2020. Until: 1 February 2024.
Hours: 32 hrs a month maximum
(Registered 3 April 2020; updated 14 March 2024)
6. Land and property portfolio with a value over £100,000 and where indicated, the portfolio provides a rental income of over £10,000 a year
Type of land/property: Commercial property
Number of properties: 1
Location: Rugby
Rental income: Yes
(Registered 4 December 2014)
8. Miscellaneous
Director of the Policy Research Unit, a not-for-profit pooled research service which assists Conservative MPs with their Parliamentary duties. This is an unpaid role.
(Registered 5 November 2020)

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